Updated July 18, 2018  


  • Larry is the DJ on Friday July 20.  Orlando is the DJ on Saturday July 21.
  • Pat is the DJ for the Tea Dance on Tuesday July 24.  
  • Sapphire Club starting 10 week series of Monday night Dance Lessons
  • Mary Adams West Coast Swing workshop on Saturday afternoon July 21
  • Next weekend is our Island Night party.



Larry is the DJ on Friday July 20, and Paul is the Dance Host. Orlando is the DJ on Saturday July 21, and Larry is the Dance Host.  Please join us for an evening of elegant Ballroom and hot Latin dancing. 

 For reservations, contact Justin at If you have a reservation and are NOT coming, please let Justin know by email or leave a message for him at 416-481-1918.   

Singles are welcome.  Doors open at 7:00, and we serve a light meal around 9:30, plus tea and coffee and a cash bar.  Admission is $16 for members, and $21 for non-members, $10 after 10 PM. 

If movie parking is overflowing into ours, there is more parking behind the buildings and on the street and behind the club.    




Alex is the DJ on Tuesday July 24, and will be teaching a 30-minute Line Dance lesson from 11:30 to 12:00 (Free with admission). 

It's huge fun, and you don't need a partner.  Please join us before the dance.

The regular Tea Dance will begin promptly at noon.  




Alex will be the DJ on Tuesday July 24, playing our usual mix of strict tempo Ballroom and Latin dance numbers along with a scattering of social Latin and our usual line dance sets.

Doors open at 11:30 and the dance runs from 12:00 - 3:30 pm. A light snack is provided. Tea Dance admission is $10.00 for members and $12.00 for guests.

There is absolutely no parking in front, behind, or beside the building during the day. We have free parking in the theater lot across the road for the Tea Dance (30-Up parking passes available at the desk), or park on the road if you wish.





The Sapphire Ballroom club started TEN WEEKS of continuous classes last Monday July 16.  We heard too late to include in last week's blast.  But it's not too late to join them !!

7:30 - 8:15 pm Beginners ............   Jive
8:15 - 9:00 pm Beg.- Interm. ......... Tango 
9:00 - 9:45 pm Intermediate .......... Samba
9:45 - 10:30 pm Interm.-Adv. ......... Waltz

For Information Call: Yuli (905) 450-6250  or  (416) 577- 5293


Check out this GREAT VIDEO!

Click here for more information.







Mary Adams will be continuing her series of West Coast Swing workshops on July 21. 

Even if you aren't interested in WCS, you should come out for the 'Technique' class, it works on controlling your spins. adding arm movements and body isolation, and will help with all other styles of dance. The 'Intermediate' lesson is about Whips, and the 'Basics and Beyond' class is about fundamental steps and understanding connection. No partner needed.   

    1:00 PM Dance Technique
    1:45 PM WCS Basics and Beyond
    2:30 PM WCS: Intermediate Level

    3:15 PM Social Dance and Practice Time (to 5:00 PM)

Prices are $15 for a single class, $20 for two classes, and $25 for all three.  All classes include the Social Dance and Practice.  The Social Dance alone is just $5.

And of course, the regular 30-Up Saturday Dance starts at 7:00, and we'll play some extra West Coast Swing dances.  So we hope you stick around.  

For more information, visit





Time to dig out the most outrageous Island shirts and tropical patterns.

No flip-flops on the dance floor.  :)





Click here for our July newsletter.  Thanks Peter!

Click here to visit the 30-Up Facebook page.  LIKE us so we can share photos and events with you. THANK YOU to Carol Laimer for maintaining our page.

Please share photos of dancing at the club, it really helps us spread the word and attract new dancers.  If you aren't a Facebook user, then just email a photo to us or give us permission to post your photo from the 30-Up photo pages and we'll take care of it.




Dancers are asked to wear dance shoes to protect our floor.  Smart Business casual dress (or better) is preferred on Friday and Saturday nights, or dress appropriate to a theme dance


The 30-Up Club
22 Dorchester Avenue
Toronto, Ontario





Teapot with 30-up dancersTuesday afternoon Ballroom & Latin Tea Dances  from noon until 3:30 p.m., with Line Dances included.

Enjoy a relaxed afternoon in a beautiful setting, dancing to great dance music on our exceptional, 40’ x 80’ sprung maple floor - with no pillars! 

Doors open at 11:45.

General Ballroom and Latin dancing  - 12:30 to 3:30 pm.  A light snack will be provided.  $10 less $2 for members.

Line Dance Lesson

The lesson is followed by our usual excellent music and dances.

Recently Bassam Hanafi taught the 'Tango Del Rio' and  'Dream Of You'  Line dances. Three videos by Peter Lee.

Tango Del Rio, Lesson  ______________________________________________________________

Tango Del Rio, Practice  ________________________________________________________

Dream Of You, Lesson   ________________________________________________________


We have been given permission to park in the movie theatre lot: note that during the day we may not park in front of or behind our building or the others on Dorchester.  Be sure to pick up a parking pass to place on your dash.  We will have a parking host looking after the distribution of these passes.  Please retain It for NEXT Tuesday, when you come back to enjoy another afternoon at the 30-UP CLUB.

About Our DJs

John Crosbie has a great deal of experience and was very well received at the guest spots he played for our regular Friday and Saturday dances.

Larry Hall, has played at the Club on a monthly basis for a number of years.  He is particularly appreciated for his ability to build interesting play lists to accompany our many theme nights.  Many of our members take dance lessons with Larry.

Haida Wang: Members and guests have enjoyed Haida's music during Haida's guest DJ spots at our regular dances.  Haida hosts the Java Dance every Sunday night with his partner Vincy Leung.

Jackie Kwok is well known in the dancing world as a teacher and DJ.

Tuesday Tea Dance Teapot with times.